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6 months ago
Environment

2024 is the year the world could reach peak coal use. But it's a tough habit to quit | CBC News

Coal consumption in power plants is expected to peak before decreasing in the coming years.
The forecast for peak coal consumption in 2024 is based on China's potential economic rebound. [ more ]
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7 months ago
Environment

COP28's Climate Rhetoric Is in Stark Contrast to Our Dependence on Fossil Fuels

Global emissions from fossil fuels continue to climb, highlighting the challenge of transitioning away from fossil fuels.
There is little evidence to suggest a swift phase-out from fossil fuel use is on the horizon. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Business

Fossil fuel use, emissions hit record highs in 2023, industry report says

Renewables' share of global energy consumption reaches nearly 15 percent, an all-time high. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
6 months ago
Environment

2024 is the year the world could reach peak coal use. But it's a tough habit to quit | CBC News

Coal consumption in power plants is expected to peak before decreasing in the coming years.
The forecast for peak coal consumption in 2024 is based on China's potential economic rebound. [ more ]
subscriber.politicopro.com
7 months ago
Environment

COP28's Climate Rhetoric Is in Stark Contrast to Our Dependence on Fossil Fuels

Global emissions from fossil fuels continue to climb, highlighting the challenge of transitioning away from fossil fuels.
There is little evidence to suggest a swift phase-out from fossil fuel use is on the horizon. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Business

Fossil fuel use, emissions hit record highs in 2023, industry report says

Renewables' share of global energy consumption reaches nearly 15 percent, an all-time high. [ more ]
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6 months ago
Environment

U.S. Emissions Fell by 2 Percent in 2023, Even as Economy Grew

US greenhouse gas emissions declined by 1.9% in 2023, the largest drop since the pandemic.
The decrease in emissions was fueled by falling coal consumption and a mild winter. [ more ]
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8 months ago
Environment

U.S. Carbon Emissions Set to Fall Again, a Key Sign of Progress

U.S. emissions are projected to fall by up to 3% in 2023, reversing two years of flat or increasing output.
The decrease in emissions is notable as it comes while the U.S. economy is set to expand.
Meeting the Paris climate accord goals would require a yearly emission reduction of roughly 6% through 2030. [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 days ago
Medicine

Coal-filled trains are likely sending people to the hospital

Railroad coal trains can impact public health by increasing air pollutants, contributing to premature mortality, asthma-related episodes, and hospital admissions in communities near the tracks. [ more ]
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